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  1. My favorite line from The Devil's Advocate was,...

    My favorite line from The Devil's Advocate was, "Guilt is like carrying around a bag of bricks, all you've got to do is set it down." Spoken by Al Pacino as the Devil.
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    Years back I bought my wife some diamond stud...

    Years back I bought my wife some diamond stud earrings. Started at Zales at the mall and ended up at the long established local store. The difference was amazing. Zales diamonds looked like ice...
  3. Church of the Later Day Capitalists

    Church of the Later Day Capitalists
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    Hump

    Hump
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    I have regretted every day since Trump came down...

    I have regretted every day since Trump came down the escalator that Hunter has not been here to give us his perspective on the events of the day. To paraphrase one of his quotes, the man really knew...
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    I've spent decades enjoying climbing around the...

    I've spent decades enjoying climbing around the AZ, NM. and CO ruins. It only seems "ancient" until you realize the Egyptians were building the pyrimids almost 4,000 years before these guys were...
  7. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Country Club Day

    You don't want interlodge, you want a slide closing the LCC road before people in town can get up there and them still opening lifts to ski. Interlodge you are stuck inside watching it snow out the...
  8. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Skiing IKON in SLC is one of the cheapest deals...

    Skiing IKON in SLC is one of the cheapest deals there is. Just don't stay up in the mountains. You can stay in a cheap motel with tons of low cost food options around town, and I believe the ski...
  9. Yeah, definitely a Dead truism that sometimes you...

    Yeah, definitely a Dead truism that sometimes you can get shown the light . . .
  10. Acid Dream in the Wake of the Flood

    Thanks, I needed that.
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    Altitude tends to be the major factor

    Regardless of how fit you think you are and how you ski, hiking from 11,000 up to possibly over 13,000 feet separates the skiers pretty quickly. If you are not used to hiking up high in ski boots...
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    Bluff

    Bluff
  13. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    You can add them to the base pass for $150, which...

    You can add them to the base pass for $150, which is not bad for 5 days at Jackson, but it looks like you'll need to make a reservation to use it.
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    Yeah, the desert can really make you thirsty.

    Yeah, the desert can really make you thirsty.
  15. Hey, I've got my smartphone with GPS so I can...

    Hey, I've got my smartphone with GPS so I can never get lost and I can call rescuers at anytime and they'll know exactly where I am is a completely different mindset than growing up without cell...
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    If I understand it correctly, mass bends...

    If I understand it correctly, mass bends space/time so the farther away from the center of the earth you are the less curved space is and the less distorted time is. Consequently, the higher you are...
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    A Different kind of Asymmetry

    I had a pair of Atomic Rituals that had a variable arc sidecut and a backward flex pattern. Front of ski was a GS sidecut and stiff and back was SL cut and softer. It took me a while to figure them...
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    'Mudroom"? I'll excuse that momentary lapse of...

    'Mudroom"? I'll excuse that momentary lapse of reason due to it being refreshment time in the high desert. Enjoy the meteor shower over Bears Ears.
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    Fix on the Way

    Just talked to Alpinord. He is in the desert and will not have internet service until he gets back to camp. He said he'll look at the issue and get it fixed later today.
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    There is an old thread on here somewhere that has...

    There is an old thread on here somewhere that has 5 different routes between Jackson and SLC, but obviously winter weather will always be a factor.
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    This is a good plan It is 3 hours between Big...

    This is a good plan It is 3 hours between Big Sky and Jackson and another 5 to SLC, on which you can drive right by Grand Targhee. Once at Alta/Bird you can also use Ikon for days at Deer Valley,...
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    $$$

    Ski stores sell you what they have, which does not always coincide with what you want or need.
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    Nothing worse than day with nice light shallow...

    Nothing worse than day with nice light shallow powder that doesn't quite keep you off the floor. Go fatter and suddenly you are dancing instead of slarving. I also love my 117 waisted Keepers in...
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    I've known Diaz for many years and he is a...

    I've known Diaz for many years and he is a excellent guy. Recently had him tune my wife's and my Fox Shocks. I'm 225 lbs and she's 105. We are both serious riders but too old to be catching much...
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    I agree. Elbert Creek Trail gets a lot of horse...

    I agree. Elbert Creek Trail gets a lot of horse traffic and is a bit too much of a grind.
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    Poll: Room Full of Mirrors lyrics were way beyond...

    Room Full of Mirrors lyrics were way beyond rock'n roll. His music is truly amazing when you put in the context of what everything else sounded like at the time.
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    I would guess they don't care about a few hikers...

    I would guess they don't care about a few hikers and bikers using the old road, but the legal liability changes if they openly consent to it. As long as you are technically trespassing then they are...
  28. I'm out!

    If those kind of lift lines become standard I will quit area skiing the Wasatch. Standing in line is part of skiing, but it shouldn't be over 80% of the on-slope experience.
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    11-Speed Chain Rings

    Just went through an extended search for a Scram 11-speed chain ring for a Stumpjumper. Found a couple steel ones and finally scored what might be one of the last alloy ones in the Country with the...
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    This thread seems to have evolved to equate God...

    This thread seems to have evolved to equate God with a higher consciousness. Several beliefs fancy a universal consciousness, which could be interprated as that we are all collectively god.
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    I can't stands no more!

    A review of history and current events shows that more evil has been and continues to be done in the name of relgion than anything else, which tends to indicate the irony of worshiping or believing...
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    Bumps showcase your flexibility, reactions,...

    Bumps showcase your flexibility, reactions, strength, technique, etc. I've always been a fan of the old saying, "It's not that you can't ski bumps it's that you can't ski, and the bumps prove it." ...
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    Extremely well played boys!

    Extremely well played boys!
  34. You are correct. I found another place in the...

    You are correct. I found another place in the FAQs that says it is "combined access between the mountains." So the lady at Ikon I talked to apparently had her head up her ass. Not the first time...
  35. Apparently t's all in the coma, which is what...

    Apparently t's all in the coma, which is what prompted my call for clarification.
  36. Thanks, that is exactly what I thought but was...

    Thanks, that is exactly what I thought but was hoping I was wrong. The Blackjack Lodge website mentions "ski in/ski out" but says you need to start up higher to cut across from Alta, which is why I...
  37. That worked the last couple of years, but...

    That worked the last couple of years, but according to a phone call to Ikon next season you no longer get Alta/Bird tickets for the day, but just one or the other, so I'd burn an Alta ticket for one...
  38. This is for when the areas are both open. I live...

    This is for when the areas are both open. I live in BCC and can take first chairs up at Solitude, traverse over and sidestep up to Twin Lakes Pass and then ski down into Alta, grab the rope tow and...
  39. Thanks. I've been on that cat tract coming back...

    Thanks. I've been on that cat tract coming back to Wildcat from Westward Ho a few times and know it is kinda flat. My question is if I get on the Blackjack Traverse just above the Alta parking lot...
  40. Alta Base to Snowbird Gravity Feed?

    Can you easily ski from the Alta parking lot to the Bird without using the Wildcat lift or doing major hiking?
  41. Solitude Snow Report

    At noon I measured the snow at the base of Soli at 8" and it is continuing to puke at 1-2" an hour. Ski area is a complete white out.
  42. That time/aspect formula was money today at...

    That time/aspect formula was money today at 10,000 ft up BCC. Velvety sweet corn.
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    Corn Factory

    Corn Factory is extremely steep and because of its aspect gets extremely cooked by the sun. It it has opened for very limited times. Never skied it myself but have buddies that did. I have been...
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    Stiff boots give you an On/Off touch when you are...

    Stiff boots give you an On/Off touch when you are weighting the front of your skis. Instant response but almost no feel. A good 3-piece Cabrio shell like a Full Tilt or Dalbello with initially soft...
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    Rocks

    Rocks
  46. That's nothing, if you look at the summer numbers...

    That's nothing, if you look at the summer numbers for BCC they'll make you puke.
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    Beware podiatrists who want to do surgery. Stick...

    Beware podiatrists who want to do surgery. Stick with an orthopedic foot surgeon. My podiatrist wanted to operate immediately but second opinion from a MD was a game changer.

    I was scheduled for...
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    John Oliver on retirement planning. ...

    John Oliver on retirement planning.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvZSpET11ZY
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    Some people make a career out of making money...

    Some people make a career out of making money using other people's money. Had a buddy who used to say that you are not really rich unless you are a $million in debt. I've always felt that true...
  50. With forgiving (soft) skis it can be easy for a...

    With forgiving (soft) skis it can be easy for a heavy or aggressive skier to over ski the front end so they wash out of the carve and get stuck in the back, especially in the bumps (see EWG #31...
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